Lonely Planet

Lonely Planet China Travel Guide

China is changing at the speed of light - and now, in this cusp between centuries of tradition and almost time-lapse development, is the time to see it. Sip cocktails in the sleek bars of Shanghai, trek Tibet's holy Mt Kailash or explore water villages and ancient towns.

  • Hotel and hostel addresses provided in Chinese script so you can show taxi drivers where you need to go
  • Courses in cooking, martial arts, and traditional Chinese medicine
  • History chapter written by award-winning Oxford academic
  • Full-colour itineraries chapter
  • Green-friendly listings personally identified by authors


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